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Asian couple meeting financial adviser for investment planning.

Effective planning includes updating beneficiary designations

At FP Canada's ethics session, financial planners were urged to proactively address client changes


Help investors beat FOMO

An OSC Dialogue panellist highlighted the need for investor coaching

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 24, 2021 November 24, 2021
  • 16:49
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How advisors can help build clients’ confidence

Investors may require more holistic and thoughtful advice than ever before

chess pieces facing an easy ladder and an impossible ladder

How to better serve a diverse clientele

A panel at FP Canada's conference suggested ways to overcome the barriers some clients face

Young people eating vegan food

Addressing the fears and “custom” needs of millennials

A report examines how financial planners can connect with the next generation of investors

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 9, 2021 November 9, 2021
  • 15:42
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Gen Z focused on saving, budgeting in face of pandemic setbacks: survey

Despite concerns around debt and budgeting, most are feeling optimistic about their financial futures

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Childhood experiences with money still affect many Canadians: report

New research finds money fears and anxieties linger from childhood

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2021 November 9, 2021
  • 12:26
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When client communication may not be from your client

Advisors share how they respond to unusual email

people commuting to work

An unlikely confession about commuting

The loss of that loathsome ritual may be contributing to stress

retirement challenge

What’s the most overlooked challenge clients face in retirement?

We asked three advisors

panic sell

Stop the freakouts before they happen

New research looks to identify panic sellers early

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How much risk is enough?

Clients who run out of money in retirement could bring negligence claims against too-conservative advisors

Gary Kirkham and his wife Chea

Client Confidential: A playwright describes the good life, and good advice

"Dealing with our financial advisor was very uncomfortable"

Regulators must face the rise of the machines

IOSCO sets guidance on overseeing AI use for investment firms, asset managers

Cloud computing transforming brokerage industry, report says

Technology presents opportunities as well as challenges for firms, FINRA said

Crypto firms struggling to satisfy U.K.’s anti-money laundering rules

Canadian regulators are also trying to come to grips with regulating crypto trading firms

When clients ask financial planners about investments

Unlicensed professionals must avoid registrable activity

Succession planning tips from advisors

The succession planning process can be difficult, so plan ahead as much as possible

Pandemic sheds light on financial planning goals, how to achieve them: surveys

More Canadians are living in the moment, but retirement fears persist

  • By: Staff
  • October 18, 2021 October 18, 2021
  • 15:00

Halfway through an SRO ban, ex-rep agrees to new suspension

An OSC enforcement action against a former rep has extended an existing suspension

China’s growth picks up in Q3 as recovery takes hold

Retail sales finally returned to pre-virus levels

CE Course: Optimal asset location

Examining how taxes, expected investment outcomes and utility can affect asset location

Help retired clients avoid high-pressure sales tactics

Be sensitive to the psychology and life-stage perspective of retirees

  • By: Al Emid
  • November 6, 2013 December 9, 2019
  • 07:00

Advisors can do more to help their clients relax in retirement

Retirees are re-assessing how they deal with financial markets

  • By: Al Emid
  • October 30, 2013 December 9, 2019
  • 07:00

The whole picture: Understanding the needs of aging clients

The process of aging can take its toll